Foodie Fest in Boulder

When you’ve been named America’s Foodiest Town by a national, glossy, high-falutin’ magazine — in this case, Bon Appétit — it might be easy to point your nose to the sky, gloat and subsequently rest on your laurels. But while Boulder undoubtedly did an earth-muffin dance to celebrate the accolades, it continues to churn out some of the state’s best restaurants, many of which are participating in today’s Taste of Pearl, an epicurean romp along the town’s pedestrian promenade.

“Taste of Pearl brings together all the best ingredients of the Foodiest Town in America, and while there are lots of great wine festivals, this is the only event that lets you sample from fifteen of Boulder’s best chefs and stroll Pearl Street at the same time,” says Sean Maher, executive director of Downtown Boulder Inc. The event, which takes place inside various stores and galleries on the mall, includes bites from Black Cat, Frasca Food and Wine, Jax, Mateo, Oak at Fourteenth, the Pinyon, Salt and many more.

Tickets are $52.80 per person, and a portion of the profits will benefit the Emergency Family Assistance Association. To get yours, go to
Sun., May 1, 2011

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